[in margin: James Merriam]How often, when I have seen my poor daughter watching her husband approaching the inevitable, I have wished they might have tried Arizona some years ago -I feel the greatest desire to see you since your return from your long tour around the world. After every great, new experience of yours I feel sure you have returned with rich stores of observations and deductions, and interesting things to tell - Do tell me if you are not writing the results of your journey - You must not deny them to the world — and if I cannotS.S. Princess Irene4 days from NYFb 24 06John MuirMartinez-My dear friend-At last I am on my return to N.Y. after nearly six months - at San Remo where I went to join my daughter Mrs Henry Harland, and her husband, then very ill. You perhaps know that he died just before xmas My daughter is now returning with me. Her husbands mother was also with her son since July last and is with us. I need hardly03698
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